• Creator
  • Curtis, Asahel, 1874-1941
  • Created Date
  • 1940
  • Description
  • Curtis writes to inform Washburn that there is little hope in stopping the proposed expansion of the park and he tells Washburn that he will lose his land. Curtis states, "[o]ur answer must be to defeat the new deal at the coming election and drive out the whole crowd that believes that it is a crime for an American citizen to own or engage in business. Send Ickes back to Chicago, stripped of all his power and let him try to make a living. I h... more
    Curtis writes to inform Washburn that there is little hope in stopping the proposed expansion of the park and he tells Washburn that he will lose his land. Curtis states, "[o]ur answer must be to defeat the new deal at the coming election and drive out the whole crowd that believes that it is a crime for an American citizen to own or engage in business. Send Ickes back to Chicago, stripped of all his power and let him try to make a living. I hope it is selling peanuts on a street corner.". less
  • Format
  • Text
    Letter (correspondence)
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